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im·plore

 (ĭm-plôr′)
v. im·plored, im·plor·ing, im·plores
v.tr.
1. To appeal to in supplication; beseech: implored the tribunal to have mercy. See Synonyms at beg.
2. To beg for urgently: implored their advice in the matter.
v.intr.
To make an earnest appeal.

[Latin implōrāre : in-, toward; see in-2 + plōrāre, to weep.]

im′plo·ra′tion n.
im·plor′er n.
im·plor′ing·ly adv.

implore

(ɪmˈplɔː)
vb (tr)
1. to beg or ask (someone) earnestly (to do something); plead with; beseech
2. to ask earnestly or piteously for; supplicate; beg: to implore someone's mercy.
[C16: from Latin implōrāre, from im- + plōrāre to bewail]
ˌimploˈration n
imˈploratory adj
imˈplorer n
imˈploringly adv

im•plore

(ɪmˈplɔr, -ˈploʊr)

v. -plored, -plor•ing. v.t.
1. to beg urgently or piteously; beseech: They implored him to go.
2. to beg urgently or piteously for: implore forgiveness.
v.i.
3. to make urgent or piteous supplication.
[1530–40; < Latin implōrāre=im- im-1 + plōrāre to lament]
im•plor′ing•ly, adv.

implore


Past participle: implored
Gerund: imploring

Imperative
implore
implore
Present
I implore
you implore
he/she/it implores
we implore
you implore
they implore
Preterite
I implored
you implored
he/she/it implored
we implored
you implored
they implored
Present Continuous
I am imploring
you are imploring
he/she/it is imploring
we are imploring
you are imploring
they are imploring
Present Perfect
I have implored
you have implored
he/she/it has implored
we have implored
you have implored
they have implored
Past Continuous
I was imploring
you were imploring
he/she/it was imploring
we were imploring
you were imploring
they were imploring
Past Perfect
I had implored
you had implored
he/she/it had implored
we had implored
you had implored
they had implored
Future
I will implore
you will implore
he/she/it will implore
we will implore
you will implore
they will implore
Future Perfect
I will have implored
you will have implored
he/she/it will have implored
we will have implored
you will have implored
they will have implored
Future Continuous
I will be imploring
you will be imploring
he/she/it will be imploring
we will be imploring
you will be imploring
they will be imploring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been imploring
you have been imploring
he/she/it has been imploring
we have been imploring
you have been imploring
they have been imploring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been imploring
you will have been imploring
he/she/it will have been imploring
we will have been imploring
you will have been imploring
they will have been imploring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been imploring
you had been imploring
he/she/it had been imploring
we had been imploring
you had been imploring
they had been imploring
Conditional
I would implore
you would implore
he/she/it would implore
we would implore
you would implore
they would implore
Past Conditional
I would have implored
you would have implored
he/she/it would have implored
we would have implored
you would have implored
they would have implored
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.implore - call upon in supplicationimplore - call upon in supplication; entreat; "I beg you to stop!"
crave - plead or ask for earnestly
supplicate - ask humbly (for something); "He supplicated the King for clemency"
plead - appeal or request earnestly; "I pleaded with him to stop"
importune, insist - beg persistently and urgently; "I importune you to help them"

implore

verb beg, beseech, entreat, conjure, plead with, solicit, pray to, importune, crave of, supplicate, go on bended knee to 'Tell me what to do!' she implored him.

implore

verb
To make an earnest or urgent request:
Archaic: conjure.
Translations
يتوسَّل إلى
prositzapřísahat
bønfaldetrygle
grátbiîja um
maldaujamai
lūgtlūgties
zaprisahať
rotiti

implore

[ɪmˈplɔːʳ] VT [+ person] → suplicar, rogar; [+ forgiveness] → implorar
to implore sb to do sthsuplicar a algn que haga algo
I implore you!¡se lo suplico!

implore

[ɪmˈplɔːr] vtimplorer, supplier
I implore you, ... → je t'en supplie, ...
to implore sb to do sth → implorer qn de faire qch

implore

vt personanflehen, inständig bitten; forgiveness etcerbitten, erflehen; do it, I implore you!ich flehe Sie an, tun Sie es!

implore

[ɪmˈplɔːʳ] vt to implore sb (to do sth)implorare qn (di fare qc)
to implore sb's forgiveness → implorare il perdono di qn

implore

(imˈploː) verb
to ask earnestly. She implored her husband to give up his life of crime; She implored his forgiveness.
imˈploringly adverb
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Jo laughed, Meg scolded, Beth implored, and Amy wailed because she couldn't remember how much nine times twelve was.
Grandmother said we must have the doctor at once, but I implored her, as I had never begged for anything before, not to send for him.
In the bosom of one of those spacious coves which indent the eastern shore of the Hudson, at that broad expansion of the river denominated by the ancient Dutch navigators the Tappan Zee, and where they always prudently shortened sail and implored the protection of St.
Miss Ophelia was uneasy that Eva should fancy Topsy's society so much, and implored St.
The king was willing, but the Board, who were all well-born folk, implored the king to spare them the indignity of examining the weaver's son.
She came at night, and in a storm, with only two attendants, and stood before a peasant's hut, tired, bedraggled, soaked with rain, "the red print of her lost crown still girdling her brow, " and implored admittance--and was refused
She told Tom to go with the kite-line and explore if he chose; but she implored him to come back every little while and speak to her; and she made him promise that when the awful time came, he would stay by her and hold her hand until all was over.
She reveled in the impassioned appeal of the poet, and implored the ruthless woodman to be as brutal as possible with the axe, so that she might properly put greater spirit into her lines.
He could not then hasten to England himself, to extricate you from the snare into which you had fallen, but he implored Mr.
There he has continued, praying like a Methodist: only the deity he implored is senseless dust and ashes; and God, when addressed, was curiously confounded with his own black father
The extracts from the will stood highest on the page; they were limited to those few touching words in which the dead father begged his children's forgiveness for the stain on their birth, and implored them to remember the untiring love and care by which he had striven to atone for it.
As I was saying; if Monsieur Manette had not died; if he had suddenly and silently disappeared; if he had been spirited away; if it had not been difficult to guess to what dreadful place, though no art could trace him; if he had an enemy in some compatriot who could exercise a privilege that I in my own time have known the boldest people afraid to speak of in a whisper, across the water there; for instance, the privilege of filling up blank forms for the consignment of any one to the oblivion of a prison for any length of time; if his wife had implored the king, the queen, the court, the clergy, for any tidings of him, and all quite in vain;--then the history of your father would have been the history of this unfortunate gentleman, the Doctor of Beauvais.